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night was all about michelle obama. she electrified the crowd. michele obama had everyone on the convention floor on their feet. >> i love her >> some had tears in their eyes as mrs. obama spoke passionately about her husband >> i have seen firsthand that being president does not change to your >> it reveals to your >> she says this president is a man whose upbringing and from the values mean you look out for all americans >> that is why he cut taxes for working families and small businesses and fought to get the auto industry back on its feet >> while the first lady stayed mostly away from politics, the keynote speaker go ride in. he got the crowd fired up when he answered the question, are we better off today than four years ago? >> four years ago america stood on the brink of a depression, despite incredible odds and united republican opposition, our president took action and now we have seen 4.5 million new jobs >> tonight president bill clinton will be the star >> they have used wood and we have the clintons, we went >> is expected to share how he got the economy roll
with republicans agree >> highlight tonight, the first lady michelle obama. calls are showing a she is more popular than her husband. the president and final campaign speech in virginia saying that he will be watching have >>president obama: if one michelle start talking, i start getting teary eyed. i will try not to let fencing the cry. >> romney did the day of pope paul ryan was trying to diffuse if >> the choice of speakers for the conventions as first night priority. lough than a quarter ended at the convention a short time ago bill clinton will make his left as is the biggest beach tomorrow night. bob jacqueline bennett changes to the forecast as we move into tomorrow. >> a chance of thundershowers into tomorrow afternoon. temperatures are warmer into tomorrow afternoon. it will feel monday to thursday. partly cloudy conditions and a return to the normal the google summer time when our on friday with morning fog, afternoon sun and temperatures in the '70s and '80s. fog along the coast on this afternoon. as we take a wider view look, you'll notice cloud in is at the bottom of your s
, especially in the fast track planes. >> first lady michelle obama has an urgent task at the convention, persuade voters to give him more time to finish the job. >> they want to make sure he stays there. >> the big theme is are we better off for the democrats >> it certainly is and it is every four years. this is where it is all happening starting today at the national convention. the energy is increasing and it will continue to happen through the evening with michelle obama taking the spotlight. the stage has been built and the party platform released in democrats are ready to kick off their 2012 convention >> this has been such an historic time that i could not imagine coming >> republicans will not let go of the question, are americans better off than they were four years ago? >> on want to ask the people struggling to find work if they're better off >> 52% of likely voters say the country is worse off than it was four years ago and 54 percent say the president does not deserve to be reelected based solely on his performance. vice-president joe biden is leading the charge to convince
was the one. michelle obama was the one. barack obama just didn't have the oomph he had before. >> it is hard to recreate the star circumstance. >> you can't. >> belva: after four years hearing this president on the air repeatedly delivering almost the same message. americans get bored after ten seconds. >> quite frankly, we're still stuck in the recession. the jobs numbers came out. we are not putting enough folks back to work. that is what he promised four years ago. >> belva: were they good or were they bad? >> they were disappointing. >> they were bad. they were bad. >> belva: what is bad to the three of you? >> the wrong numbers are 8.1% unemployment which is down from what it was. people are looking for work. 96,000 jobs were created. >> it is it is expectation. you expected things to improve after july. >> belva: california numbers are looking up. this is incremental journey. >> california is third highest unemployment in the nation. here's the thing, we are in a recovery, but we're not getting the benefits of the recovery. we know a lot of companies are sitting on the capital. they a
and his wife, michele obama. >> michele was unbelievable. >> and joe biden. >> john kerry. >> john kerry did well, biden did well, clinton was incredible, michele obama was incredible. but you know, it -- >> it's a high bar to clear for the guy. >> and also, though, if you want to compare it to tampa, i mean, obviously so much -- >> they had to hold everyone back. >> so much better than everybody at tampa. we're not going to even -- but as far as substance goes, i agree. >> beautiful. >> he said nothing, but he said nothing so much better than mitt romney said nothing. >> yeah. >> which i was talking -- >> that's it. >> let's be clear, we were talking about how high the bar was for obama. talk about mitt romney, it's a low bar for mitt romney to clear that bar. he was somewhere in between those things. i thought the first two-thirds of the speech, and many people have said this, it did feel like a state of the union speech. little bit of a laundry list and very -- not just as mark said, not only did he say nothing new, he said nothing bold and he said nothing very specific. you know, one
will they be counting on michelle obama but also counting on a long list of speakers. we have heard an enthusiastic crowd only as they gave a full throated defense of the president's health care act known as obama care by republicans. and they have given example after example of his leadership ability, something else that republicans criticized last week in tampa. but the headliner, a first lady, she will reintroduce her husband to american voters. the democratic national convention is officially underway. michelle obama headlines the first night of big speeches. >> i think that she is dynamic, and i'm just excited. >> she is proud to display her admiration. >> i am wearing my tribute to michelle obama. >> she expects the first lady to appeal to women voters. >> as a representative of women, she has been outstanding. >> at a rally in virginia the president said that he will watch his wife's speech on television with their daughters. >> whenever i say today, it is going to be, at best, a distant second to the speech that you will hear tonight from the start of the obama family, michelle obama. >> wi
swing at this hour and tonight's headline speaker is michelle obama. other heavy hitters. craig. >> gasia, good evening to you. on stage right now maryland governor firing up this crowd. he's going to be introducing in just a few moments the keynote speaker for tonight, the san antonio mayor. it's going to be an electrifying moment for them. everyone here ready and waiting for the headlining event of this night, first lady michelle obama as the democratic national convention kicks into overdrive really on its very first night. >> the 45th national convention of the democratic party will now come to order. . >> first lady michelle obama is taking the prime time spotlight on the opening night, but ahead of her speech, several prominent democrats are firing up the crowd. >> being asked to pay your fair share isn't class war fair. it's patriotism. >> mitt romney says we should take his word that he's paid his fair share. his word? his word? trust comes from transparency, and mitt romney comes up short on both. >> democrats adopted a party's platform that calls for higher taxes on th
will be buzzing with political chatter tonight. first lady michelle obama will take center stage at the democratic national convention, just about two hours from now. nbc bay area's steve handelsman is live in charlotte, north carolina. steve, the bar is high for this speech. >> reporter: thanks, janelle. good evening from the dnc. democrats hope michelle obama helps. they know the polls are close. they know the president's likability, according to the polls, has been fading in the past few days. they hope social networks help. they've actually been posting some -- no surprise about this -- favorable tweets up on the big screens here at the dnc. the whole point is to try to fire up democrats and independent voters. despite the lack of fire reported today in the u.s. economy. >> now come to order! >> reporter: the democratic convention began in charlotte without president obama. [ cheers ] >> reporter: he went to norfolk and did not mention the economic news. factory activity down for a third straight month. construction spending way down in july. >> on thursday night, i will offer what i believe i
>>> for barack, these issues are not political. they are personal. >> first lady michelle obama brings the democratic national convention to its feet. the powerful message she delivered to voters. >> reporter: we're live in morgan hill where several things are happening today involving missing teen, sierra lamar. we'll tell you who is visiting the search center an what's been planned for later on today. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, september 5th. >>> we begin with continuing coverage of the shooting that leaves a -- that leaves a chp officer, kenyon youngstrom, fighting for his life. he was shot yesterday by a man in a jeep. alex savidge is at the john muir medical center with an update on the officer's condition. >> reporter: i just spoke a short time ago with the chp spokesperson who told me that wounded officer's family members and fellow officers have remained here at his bedside throughout the my. he's in icu here and at last check does remain in critical condition. the chp identified the o
ofz in charlottes, north carolina today. >> and abc joins us live with more now. >> michelle obama will be taking center stage and campaign officials say she'll be a character witness for the president's decision making. >> she's considered the president's closer. and democrats hope tonight the first lady can deliver a winning sales pitch. mrs. obama is popular with a favoribility rating of nearly 70%. her husband, 50%. her prime time appearance provides an opportunity to reach out to the disappointed obama voters the one who's believe he hasn't fulfilled his promise of hope and change. >> the fact someone is likeable as michelle obama says barack obama is a good guy? that work autos it's a chance to appeal to women voters considered to be a key to victory in november. >> whatever i say here today, it's going to be at best a disstant second to the speech you will hear tonight from the star of the obama family, michelle obama. >> campaign aides say the first lady will speak about her husband's values and judgment and a personal way of doing it no politician or political advisor can.
to be michelle obama who's going to really fire up these democrats tonight, and they hope, outside of this hall, despite of the fact that the economy did not fire up today and that plagued barack obama. >> well now come to order. >> reporter: the democratic convention began in charlotte without president obama. he went to norfolk and did not mention the economic news. factory activity down for a third straight month, construction spending for the third month in a row. >> what i'm going to offer is a better path forward, a path that will create good jobs. >> a goal in charlotte is to get key voters he needs refired up and ready to go. in the last nbc news poll, 59% of young voters, only 49% of latinos said they were enthusiastic about the elections, democrats hope michelle obama can help tonight in her prime time speech. >> at whatever age to exercise the rights that people before us fought so hard for us to have. >> i'm going to not to -- because when michelle starts talking, i start getting all misty. >> back in charlotte, vice president biden arrived for the convention. there's heavy security
yesterday. it ended with a highly anticipated speech. michelle obama took the stage to huge applause and cheers. coming up for you at 5:15 we will take you live to charlotte, north carolina. we will bring you more reaction to her speech and also tell you who will step on to the big stage today. >>> also this morning u.n. secretary-general bon has called on them to end the attacks there. at least 23,000 people have been killed there. today at least 75 people were killed there, including 23 children. on top of that there is a refugee crisis, more than 230,000 people have fled syria, seeking refuge in neighboring countries. >> happening now firefighters in caloosa county are working to contain two wildfires burning east of clear lake. they started before 4:00 yesterday afternoon off highway 16 in the rumsy canyon area, it is closed. take a look at the mach, map, from there to there. the fires have burned 1200 acres, so just only 10% contained at this point. >>> a third fire burning near road 27 in yellow county is 90% contained. >>> firefighters also making progress on that wildfire b
lake area, how those fires have grown overnight. ♪ [ music ] >> first lady michelle obama is the start f show during the first night of the democratic national convention. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning to you, welcome to a brand new day, wednesday, september 5th, i am dave clark. >> good morning. i am pam cook, thank you for joining us, let's check in with steve paulson for a look at the weather. >> how are you? >> good. >> good. we have clouds and temperatures will come down but inland muggy but right there reports of thunder off of santa cruz into the mountains along with that means a cooler pattern today, 60s, 70s and 80s, back to you. >> thank you, steve. sal is off this morning. we are keeping a close eye on traffic for you, a look at the toll plaza, what is happening there. pretty usual there with people starting to make their way into san francisco and stopping off there on the right part of your screen, slowing down probably through the next hour. >> can i talk abo
. democrats still buzzing after michelle obama's soaring speech. now getting set for tonight's pitch from former president bill clinton. we're live with all the latest. >>> a live look at the traffic heading into san francisco from the bay bridge toll plaza. the news at 11:00 starts now. >>> good morning, everybody. thank you very much for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm marla tellez. we begin with new details that we are learning this morning on the shooting of a chp officer critically injured after a traffic stop tuesday. nbc bay area's christie smith is live in martinez where a news conference is scheduled to start any minute now. christie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. we're xping to hear from the spokesperson from the contra costa county sheriff's department any minute. they're leading up the investigation into the shooting of chp officer here as well. meanwhile, chp officer kenyon marc youngstrom still hospitalized at this hour. i'm told still on life support at a hospital in walnut creek. getting a huge show of support, though, from fellow officer
, the obama camp hoping she can once again prove to be a positive force for his campaign. >> michelle obama on a dry run of the stage she's set to speak from tonight. the first lady slated to headline the dnc's opening night is expected to provide a personal touch when speaking about her husband. >> michelle obama's speech will be as important as the presidents because michelle obama is the most popular thing about the white house and she is what a lot of independent voters still love about the white house. it's her. >> as the dnc prepared to get under way in north carolina monday, republican vice president shall nominee gpaul silvi ryans campaigning a couple hundred miles away in the same state. >> a change is clear. the differences is no matter what they say in charlotte this week, we know that when we look at the results, people are not better off than they were before. >> that question now driving the political back and forth. are you better off than you were four years ago? >> you want to know whether we're better off? i've got a little bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead a
-- michelle obama. and mayor castro will speak as well. >> under they score, immigration, education, healthcare. any number of issues he's been a very effective advocate for the latino community. the president will make the case, americans are better off now than four years ago. >> reporter: vice president arrived today. >> you want to know whether we're wetter off? i got a little -- we're better off? i got a little bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive! [ cheers ] >> reporter: live in charlotte, sandra endo, tori, back to you. >> thank you. >>> and we have more details to tell you about. north carolina is considered a battleground another poll tending to lead democrat in north carolina shows the race tied. >>> police could face serious charges after allegedly embezzling $100,000 in overtime pay. kamala harris filed new charges at the inhouse police force in porterville. according to "the huffington post" charges stem from more than 500 hours of overtime in 2008. a tulare grand jury heard the case in 2008. show we have new details -- >>> we have
. >>> michelle obama took center stage tonight as the democratic national convention opened in charlotte south carolina. the first lady praised her husband saying he's the man to trust to revive this nation's economy. ktvu's ken pritchett live at the convention hall to tell us about that and also the one person she never mentioned. ken-- >> reporter: well frank we didn't talk to a delegate today who wasn't excited about the prospect of hearing from michelle obama tonight. she talked about family, the presidency and took what could be seen as a not so subtle swipes at the opposition. first lady michelle obama entered to cheers and an arena full of delegates on their feet and an enthusiasm that endured through her speech. she says the enthusiasm has not changed for her husband. >> barack obama is still the same man i fell in love with all those years ago. >> reporter: she talked of their family scrapping to mange ends meet and as a young couple paying for college. >> we were so young, so in love. and so in debt. and that's why barack has fought so hard to increase student aid and keep interest r
waves democrats cheered as first lady michelle obama's took the stage at the party's national convention in charlotte. she said the white house hasn't changed her husband's character or convictions. i love that we can trust brought to do what he says he's going to do even when it's hard it is best when it's hard. she praised her husband's health care reform law. >>> he didn't care whether it was the easy thing to do politically that's not hit and how he was raised. he care that it was the right thing to do. >>> brought her speech the first lady work demands voters that her husband understands the struggles of the middle-class. brock knows the american dream because he is live did. and he wants everyone in this country and to have the same opportunity matter who we are or where were from or what we look like or who we love. >>> president obama's watched his wife speech with their two daughters. women would make a difference in as close race and the first lady made a direct appeal to them. >>> he believes that there more than capable of making and choices about our bodies and our healt
at john muir medical center. >>> hours lived michelle obama stands by her man and why was the crowd. >>> i have seen firsthand had been president doesn't change to our it leads the hills who you are. still analysts expecting to end of the successor to the- floor as next week. she s >>> is his p. officers shot during a traffic stop on highway 680 in the alamo is on life support this morning. >>> a officers seen this note car seats of a quicker to come. >>> at last word he still in critical condition. other officers from around the state as well as his family and extended family in southern california have been keeping vigil here the hospital all night. it would shut yesterday morning but the driver of a jeep over on highway 680 in our mo. you're looking at stuff on video from a witness who saw the ball was right after the officers were shot. most of the scenes to try to show on television. >>> i heard the shot so that's one of look around at us of a cut shooting the cheap. >>> the density to chp cars in the video one front and that is the one that young to was driving. the car in back of th
. >> party leaders say that michelle obama as a strong sarai get to speak for her husband. she has a very high approval rating. a reminder. you can watch the live convention coverage on kron 4 comcast 193. >>darya: firefighters are trying to get the upper hand this morning. this is the entire san gabriel canyon area. this happened -- they do not believe they can get this under control for about a week because of debt to rein in-- the land is so steep. >>mark: and san francisco a man was stabbed in the leg. he is expected to be ok. >> we brought to this story alive yesterday when police officers respond to this fight. they found a man had been stabbed multiple times. the victim went to the hospital and the suspect has been taken into custody. the names who have not yet been released. >>darya: one mack man was killed on sunday morning and in gunfire. one man was hit by a bullet here in >> mario did not get out of the car. shell is the evidence that mario was outside the car. he is recovering right now at the medical center. the police officer has been put on administrative leave and durin
to the speech and dr. joe biden is here already first lady michelle obama is also here awaiting president bill clinton's speech but right now let's go to my colleague time and given he spoke with another speaker chicagos very own congressman gutierrez. we have been talking to an awful lot of folks here and excitement building with the president in town there is also talk of a presidential camille following the speech by president bill clinton as for the illinois delegation another busy day and night for them. >> this election will determine whether high school valedictorians football team captains in student council presidents will be treated with respect or treated like suspects whether they reach their dreams or whether mitt romney turns their dreams into nightmares. congressman gutierrez addressing what he called americans broken immigration system his fear that it from the administration will further set us back. the mayor of the city of chicago is taking some time to be here and i think he can actually walk and chew gum at the same time, i am very confident that he can do both things. i
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motors is alive! >> in charlotte, michelle obama checked out the convention hall where she speaks tomorrow night. outside democrats gathered and debated what barack obama ought to emphasize. >> bin laden and all of this, as far as health care, trying to change it. he stepped in a mess. it wasn't him that created it. >> i think he needs to shoot holes in what romney is going around mouthing off about. >> mitt romney's runningmate, paul ryan came to north carolina, claiming the president cannot run on his record. >> he can't tell you that you're belter off, simply put, the jimmy carter years look like the good old days compared to where we are right now. >> romney took the day off, boating at his home in new hampshire. a new gallop poll find romney got no boost from voters from his convention. like the republicans, the democrats are running a three-day convention, not four. like last week this one will climax on thursday night in primetime, jessica. with president obama's acceptance speech. >> steve, at the last convention before he, he became president, before he be came president,
michelle obama she headlines tomorrow night grace lee shows us the california party leader makes headlines. >>> a war of words from california democratic chair his words compare republicans to the not see minister of propaganda created a fury in both parties that john burton went too far. >>> the danger of romney rye and and republicans >>> john burton making headlines he spoke exclusively with our real partner kcbs and compared republican vice- presidential candidate to a nazi leader known for creating propaganda during the holocaust >>> they're willing to say they lie and they don't care if they like if you like joseph burbles the big lie you've got republicans to believe the earth is flat that was curveballs the big lie they don't care about fax they will like that is not a pejorative the work as a complement >>> no question in this statement he went too far >>> joe touman said that is the wrong message to send the day before the democratic national convention >>> if i'm running the convention i'm mad as heck are getting ready to read this up the lead story in the news cycle is about th
years ago. the main arsenal as first lady michelle obama political reporter grace lee shows us a california political party leader makes headlines. >>> a war of words from the california democratic share his wars compare republicans to the knocks in minister of propaganda as great in a fury that john burton has gone too far >>> the danger of romney ryan and the republicans >>> california democratic chairman john burden makes headlines he spoke on kcbs and compare the republican vice- presidential candidate paul ryan to let not see leader known for creating propaganda during the holocaust >>> they lied then in care that they lied to us like joseph garbles the big lie you keep repeating that was curveballs the big lion face said that care about fax they're going to lie it is not a pejorative to talk about their >>> no question he went too far >>> political analyst joe touman says it is the wrong message to send a day before the democratic convention >>> i would be mad is that they one has read this thing up the lead story in the news cycle is about that of the california democrat
that while the democratic base. did waves democrats cheered as first lady michelle obama's took the stage at the party's national convention in charlotte. she said the white house hasn't changed her husband's character or convictions. i love that we can trust brought to do what he says he's going to do even when it's hard it is best when it's hard. she praised her husband's health care reform law. >>> he didn't care whether it was the easy thing to do politically that's not hit and how he was raised. he care that it was the right thing to do. >>> brought her speech the first lady work demands voters that her husband understands the struggles of the middle-class. brock knows the american dream because he is live did. and he wants everyone in this country and to have the same opportunity matter who we are or where were from or what we look like or who we love. >>> president obama's watched his wife speech with their two daughters. women would make a difference in as close race and the first lady made a direct appeal to them. >>> he believes that there more than capable of making and cho
to build to a crescendo. last night, michelle obama got it started and tonight, bill clinton expected to build on the enthusiasm. >> thank you. >> he's one of the most popular democrats and tonight, bill clinton will be called on to rally the party faithful. >> and there is a record second to none. he's a credible messenger. >> the obama campaign hopes the speech can pull in voter who's may not be sold on the president right now, but aren't quite ready to make the switch to mitt romney. president obama and clinton had a rocky history, clashing the 2008 democratic primary race but with lowest preconvention popularity of any incumbent the current president could use the former's help. clinton stars in a new ad running in battle ground states. >> president obama has a plan to rebuild america from the ground up. we need to keep going his plan. >> officials say the speech will remind americans of the thriving economy during his administration, and how democratic policies can bring back prosperity. but does the obama campaign run a risk with that trip down memory lane? >> the danger is that
that is james taylor performed there welcoming them to charlotte. tonight michelle obama is featured speaker. the 37-year-old mayor of san antonio texas gives the keynote address and will try to convince latinos that president obama deserves their vote. >> through any score, immigration, education, health scare, an any number of issues he has been a very effective advocate for the latino community. >> president clinton will address the delegates wednesday night and president obama closes out the convention thursday night with his acceptance speech. >>> the california delegation in charlotte held a celebration yesterday honoring nancy pelosi's 25 years of leadership. she told the delegates her goal in november is to re-elect president obama and win the 25 seats they need to take back a majority in the house of representatives. we will have live coverage all week long. >>> we will have our first live report from charlotte this morning coming up at 5:15. >>> right now it is 4:55. republican presidential candidate mitt romney won't be spending this week on the campaign trail. instead he will spe
is visiting and what is planned for later today. ♪ [ music ] >> first lady michelle obama the star of the show during the first night of the democratic national convention. all ahead here on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> complete bay area news coverage, starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> well, good morning to you, welcome to wednesday, september the 5th, i am dave clark. >> good morning, i am pam cook, thank you for joining us, steve paulson also joining us talking about maybe some tropical weather. >> a lot of clouds out there, yeah, low clouds and also higher clouds, the possibility of showers, i think more likely tomorrow than today but they are there. where are they steve? right there, right there. we will take a look at those in greater detail the combination means cooler today, with 60s, 70s and 80s. >> all right. we begin with continuing coverage of the chp shootout in alamo. 37-year-old officer kenyon youngstrum is in critical condition. he stopped a jeep yesterday for an expired registration, the suspect opened fire, he was shot and killed by another offic
. >> michelle obama takes center stage tonight at the dnc in charlotte, north carolina. allison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with why she will not be taking on the president's rivals, alison. >> reporter: pam they say she will keep her message positive. tonight her mission is to promote her husband, not take on rivals, she wants to explain why he should have a second term. but other democrats like nancy pelosi, who also took her walk there are feeling more comfortable in the attack mode. she used that to take on republican extremism on women's issues. >> what more do you need to know about them. they who do not believe in that except when it comes to a woman's right to choose. >> and also the mayor of san antonio will try to convince them to turn out for president obama. what oakland mayor is telling convention delegates next. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >> president obama visited louisiana and met with victims and volunteers. the president pledged to review flood protection there. nearly 3000 people are still in shelters and more than 100 100,000 people still without power,
'm not that patient. >> michelle obama, not that patient. well you can see the entire interview later this morning on "the view." >>> secretary of state hillary clinton here in new york for the u.n. general assembly talking about the wave of anti-american anger in the middle east. urging muslims to display dignity and not resort to violence after the film that lampoons the prophet muhammad. clinton met with the leaders of afghanistan, pakistan, libya and egypt. >>> in suburban den version the movie theater where july's shooting massacre took place will be opening. a dozen killed. 60 wounded in the attack. the mayor of aurora, colorado, says an online survey shows residents believe the theater should reopen. victims' families and community leaders were consulted. >>> an update now on the tragic death of that baby panda at washington's national zoo. initial tests show that the week-old-cub had liver abnormalities and fluid in its abdomen. could be another two weeks before the cause of death is determined. zookeepers confirm the mother did not crush her cub. she spent the night cradling a stuffed toy
warner cable arena, the stage is set. this is will first lady michelle obama and president clinton will speak. >> hearing obama talk thursday night and seeing that stadium full of 74,000 people. >> reporter: tomorrow we will visit with the california delegation, the largest delegation is playing a big role at this convention with many speakers at the convention including attorney general camala harris, ken pritchett, ktvu news. >>> many women are on the speakers list including high ranking names from california. among them house minority leading nancy pelosi. barbara lee as ken just mentioned camala harris. >>> ahead of the convention, president obama is giving hints about his acceptance speech coming up thursday night. >> thursday night i'm going to offer you what i believe is a better path forward. >> reporter: he promised students of the university of colorado that his path will grow the economy, create more jobs and strengthen the middle class. president obama will speak in ohio tomorrow then go to the gulf to see hurricane isaac damage. >>> today an advisor to mitt romney cal
convention begins with a speech by first lady michelle obama and will end with his acceptance speech. >>> and allie rasmus tells us so far the project is right on schedule, that is good news, allie. >> reporter: it is, and if you look behind me you can see the construction sites since 10:00 p.m. and those bright lights have been shining down around the clock. crews have been working around the avenue night hours to get this seismic work done. and this video shows crews pouring concrete over half the bridge after inn stalling some of the plates over the westbound lanes of the dumbarton and they make up the new seismic joints and inn stalling that joint is the whole reason why this area is closed in the first place. it is allowing it to flexion and bends in the event of a major earthquake. the dumbarton tonight bridge, tell us what they completed last night. >> crews have been doing so much work getting through a lot of construction activity on the schedule. we are still looking at a an earl -- at an early morning opening and they have been getting it done and not running into any obst
. >> live pictures from new york and we also saw pictures from the white house. president obama and michelle obama in a moment of silence. 846 marks when the first plane hit the tower. you can see here the ceremony unfolding. nearly 3000 people were lost 11 years ago today. >> we all know where we were that day. 11 years ago today and at this moment, the first airplane at the north tower. congress returns to work after a five week vacation while it is unlikely that lawmakers will tackle a fiscal cliff >> here to explain that fiscal clifford is chilled schlesinger from money watch. what is the fiscal cliff? >> is very confusing, it is actually the combination of tax increases and spending cuts that are scheduled to go into effect january 2013. we have the bush era tax cuts set to expire and they bring the tax system back to 2001 levels. we also have president obama's temporary cuts including the 2 percent payroll tax holiday. it is estimated that 80 percent of americans will see some form of tax increase next year if nothing is done and the fact that the tax policy center says average househo
are brilliant. they can really be yes. -- they can really bs . the only one i like is michelle obama of. you can really feel her. this thing fosse sa sa >>gary: the giants of this hour , 2-0 arizona at the sixth. scary business today at the coliseum. the a's were swept three straight. all of this stuff is fine but here is the real story, you really have to defend yourself. right back at breaded mccarthy. sielaff to the game but the good news is, he never lost consciousness. he spent the night in a hospital. he will not be going with it teases seattle tomorrow. apparently, mccarthy is going to be all right. the angels won 7-1. the oakland a's were swept three straight. thank they're still one game up in the second wild-card spot valentine may be in his last month but he is not going down quietly. >> you do get the impression that maybe you have checked out >> what an embarrassing thing to say. if i was there, i would punchy in the south. how does that sound? does that sound like i have checked out? >>gary: in the erotic, his final match of his career against one martine. he won the first set
to it. >> at the time warner cable arena, ken pritchett sent these pictures. you see first lady michelle obama, she is set to speak tomorrow. on wednesday bill clinton will address the crowd as will kamala harris. >>> john burton infuriated republicans earlier today. he compared them to joseph. telling the big lie. he said people will believe a lie if it is repeated often, later he apalogized. ktvu's coverage continues tonight on the 10:00 p.m. news. our coverage continues through thursday. that is when president obama is scheduled to address the delegates. >>> a stolen truck used by the secret service in detroit has been recovered. some of the agency's equipment was in the truck when it was taken yesterday. it was found today in a parking lot. they declined to give details on what happened. vice president joe biden made an appearance there today. >>> mitt romney micked business and -- mixed business and pleasure today. they visited the harbor in new hampshire. after some instruction she took off in a jet ski and mitt romney followed in a boat close by. >> we have a very crystal clear ch
manufacturing. i believed in you. i bet on you. i'll make that bet any day of the week. >> first lady michelle obama is already in charlotte this afternoon checking out the stage at the time warner cable arena ahead of her big speech tomorrow night. on the eve of the convention, democratic delegates all across the country are optimistic. >> we're here just to rally him and support him and show that texas may not baa blue state but some day it well. >> meanwhile republican paul ryan is also campaigning in the tar heel state. >> every candidate since the great depression will ask americans to send them into a second term to say you are better off today than you were four years ago except for jimmy carter and for president baa rack obama. >> president obama carried north carolina in 2008 by a razor thin margin. he's trying to keep it in his column this time around. little bit of an uphill battle there considering the unemployment rate in the tar heel state is around 9.6%, way above the national average, which is around 8.2, 8.3%. gasia, back to you. >> mitt romney is spending this labor day off t
. >> for michelle obama the peak at the end of the speech hit 28,000 tweets per minute. compare that too ann romney, just over 6,000. that is 6,000 to 7,000 range, per minute. >> that is the head of of government and news for twitter saying the volume of reaction is weighted to the democrats. tone is, too. tweets running about evenly split between positive and negative. for mitt romney, more negative than positive. and that does not translate into voter preference. this does measure ability to control the conversation. wruf got to say democrats are getting more tweets. >> all mark, -- right, mark. be sure to stay with us for live coverage from abc news of the president's acceptance speech coming up at 7:00. >> there is mark will be back and you can follow his tweets. >> and g.o.p. vice presidential candidate paul ryan is in los angeles tonight. his first visit to california since being named mitt romney's running mate. and today' tacked the economic record and told supporters rights of americans come from nature and god and not from government. and there is one person that won't be giving advice is
. better even than a bill clinton or michelle obama speech. this group of numbers on the screen is what democratic operatives have been dreaming about for months. a huge stock market rally going into the president's turn to talk tonight. it doesn't have anything to do with politics, really. it's because of increasing hope for a better economy and a red-hot tech sector here in silicon valley leading to the highest nasdaq close since 2000. even better news and at least bigger news expected tomorrow, that's when the august employment report is released. a survey of economists today predicting fairly strong job growth. that optimism is why stocks went up so much today and it's what the democrats would love to wake up to tomorrow morning. because while silicon valley job growth has been steady and strong, the nation's jobless rate has been above 8% for 42 straight months. and that has hurt the president. janelle? >> yeah, it certainly has. thanks so much and all eyes will be on that jobs report tomorrow. >>> tonight the president will speak about the economy. the bar is high after a virtuoso
of silence at the pentagon. president obama is there, he is joined by michelle obama and leon panetta. this 184 people were killed at the pentagon 11 years ago today. the moment of silence marks the moment of impact at the pentagon. >> new this morning, one person was hospitalized and dozens of people are displaced after a fire at an apartment building in san jose. firefighters found an upstairs unit engulfed in flames. two people actually had jumped out of the upstairs window. one resident suffered second- degree burns while trying to escape. at least three units are uninhabitable >> let's check the weather >> turnaround and what you see? >> we can see the bridge >> that's a very good start. if index of low clouds around the bay area and some fog at the immediate coast. no reports of any local airport delays. look at the pocket of bluray north of the golden gate bridge. that is where we have some of the coldest temperatures this morning. 47 degrees in santa rosa. 54 degrees in fremont, mid-50s around the peninsula. 80 degrees in san jose due to the southwest breeze. 79 in santa clara
and first lady michelle obama are special guests on "the view" this morning the interview taped yesterday, barba walters asked if mrs. obama might one day run for the presidency. >> she should run for office. but she said she doesn't want to. [ applause ] >> look i mean michelle would be terrific, but temperamentally, i just don't think -- [ laughing ] >> no, it is absolutely true. it takes a lot of patience to be the president of the united states. and i'm not that patient. >> it takes a lot of guts to put that out there the way he did. good thing michelle agreed. you can watch the interview with the president and mrs. obama this morning at 10 right here on abc 7. he was this far from sleeping on the white house couch baby. >> he's farther than that. he also said, she said i can make him mad any number of ways. and he says she does it by being fairly unreasonable. >> wow! okay i take it back. hang the presidential seal on the couch it will be in use for a while. >> interesting show to watch "the view" today on abc7. >>> sir what do we have out there? >> nothing that combative maybe t tha
with the prime time speech from first lady michelle obama. we're here live. >>> republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan joins us to talk about where he thinks the presidential race is headed and chris sichl that he played fast and loose with the truth. >>> out and about. the prince makes his first public appearance since those naked las vegas pictures surfaced and poked fun at himself. but it was a cheeky 6-year-old who nearly stole the show. >>> the gentle giant, michael clarke duncan, oscar nominated star of "the green mile" died after a heart attack. tributes are pouring in from some of hollywood's biggest names today, tuesday, some of hollywood's biggest names today, tuesday, september 4th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" tuesday morning, i'm savannah guthrie in charlotte, north carolina. >> i'm matt lauer in new york. savannah, republicans had their moment in the spotlight last week. starting today, down there in charlotte, the democrats will try to grab some of that spotlight for themselves. >> that's right. this conve
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